HB 2073-S - DIGEST


Declares that an offender is ineligible for the mental health disposition option under RCW 13.40.167 if: (1) The offender is ordered to serve a disposition for a firearm violation under RCW 13.40.193; or

(2) The offense for which the disposition is being considered is: (a) An offense category A+, A, or A- offense, or an attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit a class A+, A, or A- offense; (b) manslaughter in the second degree (RCW 9A.32.070); (c) a sex offense as defined in RCW 9.94A.030; or (d) any offense category B+ or B offense, when the offense includes infliction of bodily harm upon another or when during the commission or immediate withdrawal from the offense the respondent was armed with a deadly weapon.

Provides that, subject to funds appropriated for this specific purpose, the costs incurred by the juvenile courts for the mental health and chemical dependency evaluations, treatment, and costs of supervision required under this act shall be paid by the department's juvenile rehabilitation administration.